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Sanlih Entertainment Television Launches Digital Broadcasting System in Taiwan with Avaya Data Solution

  • The Taiwan-based cable TV operator deploys Avaya solutions as part of a key data infrastructure upgrade as signal transmission goes from analog to digital

Sanlih Entertainment Television (SetTV) has chosen Avaya as the data network infrastructure solution provider for SetTV's recently launched news digital production and broadcasting system.

TAIPEI, Taiwan – Avaya, a global provider of enterprise communications systems, software and services, announced that Sanlih Entertainment Television (SetTV) has chosen Avaya as the data network infrastructure solution provider for SetTV's recently launched news digital production and broadcasting system.

The network upgrade, using the Avaya Ethernet Routing Switch (ERS) 8800 is part of SetTV's transformation program to install a news digital production and broadcasting system. With the 10 Gigabit solutions from Avaya, SetTV has improved network scalability and overall capacity so that it can handle not only today’s new generation of applications and technologies, but also upcoming evolutions in the coming years.

"We have chosen Avaya's technologies to increase the efficiency of transmitting high volumes of video data by expanding network scalability to the level needed for our news digital production and broadcasting system. With Avaya data solutions, our goal is to deliver an enhanced television experience to our audience in Taiwan with significantly better picture quality. The deployment of the highly scalable Avaya solution paves the way for us to increase our number of TV channels in the future," said SetTV IT Manager Andy Wang.

"SetTV has been a long standing customer of Avaya Data Solutions and has always been impressed with the outstanding performance of its products. Continuing to invest in this industry-leading technology was an easy decision," continued Wang.

"SetTV aims to be a leading news digital production and broadcasting system providers in Taiwan, and a robust data infrastructure is critical to ensure the highest level of reliability, security, and speed," said Timothy Mak, Managing Director, Hong Kong and Taiwan, Avaya. "The deployment of Avaya data solutions has added the necessary bandwidth to effectively position SetTV for growth. Our 'Fit for Purpose' network solutions help enterprises transition to a highly-virtualized application model which is especially suited to support bandwidth-hungry video applications."

Avaya's network solutions deliver communications applications more efficiently and cost-effectively. For a company looking to increase the efficiency of its data network infrastructure, the Avaya ERS 8800 Solution provides high levels of resiliency through its Switching Clustering, empowering the most demanding applications and boosting performance by forwarding Layer 2 & 3 traffic across all available links. Avaya's data solution enables enterprises to build networks that are always-on, providing up to seven times better resiliency; efficient, up to 40% more energy efficient; and scalable, providing up to 20 times better performance than the market leaders(1).

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(1) Tolly Group: Avaya Data Network Solutions
Tolly Group: Avaya Ethernet Routing Switch
Tolly Group: Avaya Converged Data Network Solution

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